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  • Barris the Kustomizer King

    Barris the Kustomizer King

    The Father of the Batmobile made Tom Wolfe’s career, and he’s still alive and kicking in Los Angeles.

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  • Wimpy Pirate of the Caribbean

    Wimpy Pirate of the Caribbean

    On the trail of Mundaca, the Yucatan’s lovesick pirate.

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  • Cigar Overdose in Ybor City

    Cigar Overdose in Ybor City

    America’s first capital of cigars was Tampa, Florida. This is what happens when a visitor attempts to smoke as many stogies as possible every day.

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  • The Foghat Chronicles

    The Foghat Chronicles

    What began as a simple joke posting to my website blossoms into a strange correspondence with three members of the 70s band Foghat.

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  • The Heart of Voltaire

    The Heart of Voltaire

    A quest through the streets of Paris to find the heart of Francois Marie Arouet de Voltaire.

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  • Haunted Hawaii

    Haunted Hawaii

    I traveled to three of the Hawaiian islands to learn more about local superstitions. And just scratched the surface.

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  • The Rock and Roll Treehouse

    The Rock and Roll Treehouse

    Frank Zappa’s notorious home in Laurel Canyon goes up for sale after 30 years. Alice Cooper, Eric Burdon, John Mayall, Pamela Des Barres, and members of the Mothers of Invention remember the days.

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  • World’s Largest Collection of Pornography

    World’s Largest Collection of Pornography

    A visit to San Francisco’s Institute for the Advanced Study of Human Sexuality, and a portion of its 22 warehouses stuffed with pornography from all over the world.

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  • Unexploded Ordnance in Iraq

    Unexploded Ordnance in Iraq

    Iraq is the world’s largest junkyard of UXO (unexploded ordnance). These are the guys who clean up the mess.

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  • Ron White

    Ron White

    The Texas comedian who makes the Blue Collar Comedy phenomenon actually funny.

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